Noah Dermer, Vice President of Controls at InstaMed recently shared tips on how to cultivate a security culture for healthcare organizations in an article for Chief Healthcare Executive. The tips in the article include such crucial tips as “perform a risk analysis” and “encourage strong password creation.” Information security must be a top priority for every health plan, healthcare provider, business associate or vendor.
Read the full article, 6 Tips to Cultivate a Security Culture in Your Healthcare Organization, in Chief Healthcare Executive. Below is an excerpt from the article.
When it comes to securing data, healthcare ranks number one — for all the wrong reasons. For the eleventh consecutive year, the cost to identify and remediate a data breach in healthcare far outpaced every other industry with an average cost of $9.23 million in 2021. That’s a 30% year-over-year increase and 60% more than the second-ranked industry. Additionally, the time to find and contain a breach topped nine-and-a-half months. For hospitals and health systems to best understand, manage and avoid potential threats, they must enable their teams with cybersecurity knowledge and best practices for prevention. These tips will help cultivate a security culture within your organization and empower your staff to protect themselves and the organization.